Hi all. I am an electrician with 30 years experience and wanting to finally go out on my own as an Electrical Contractor.
Doing a bit of market research before i jump but…
Newbies here from Maitland area
My wife and I have a nice block and are looking to build with a goal to be moving in about 18months.
Currently getting some tenders from two builders and…
I am eating my words as the roof is fnished and the external walls are already half way completed starting to look like a house now
Hi, new here
Hi Abdull...welcome! Would love to see your plans and hear about your build...where are you building?
Just saying HI from Brisbane :-)
Hi Kate, cut on our block actually begins on Wednesday lol, it's been very quiet otherwise. We lost a lot of time over Xmas and New Year period due to the office closure…
Mackey here. Great to be here.
Gidday from Qld
Gidday everyone, I'm a bloke from Briso toying with the idea of owner building on a block in Far North Qld.
Hi from Swan Valley, Perth
My fiance and I bought our first home together 4 months ago in the beautiful Swan Valley in Perth. I made a thread/ diary here:…
Welcome to WA
Hi everyone! I am from Perth! Been stalking this forum for some time. Great information here and very useful. Hubby and I are in the process of settling the land and…
Nov 10, 2015 8:41 pm
G'day from Bris
Sorry all, it's been a while. I wasn't expecting replies! I'm defo renovating
New to Gregory Hills
Hi everyone, we are a couple in our mid 20s. We are just about to start building in Correa Circuit in Gregory Hills. Anyone else live near…
Hi from Murwillumbah
I live in a beautiful country town called Murwillumbah, it is about 15 minutes south of the NSW/QLD border....
I am currently renovating my home which is a…
Hi and need help!
Isn't your local council the holder of most paperwork for your house and should be easily obtained ,and as always for a fee.
Sep 10, 2015 10:54 pm
We have just bought a great flat, 23 acres bush block in Landsborough on the Sunshine Coast in QLD.
Trying to start a nice "shed" house build.
Our block has…
Hello from Coomera QLD
My Name is Ebin and I am from Brisbane. Me and wife bought our first land last week, which is a small 316sqm plot in Coomera.
We are building with Metricon and…
Checking in from Townsville!
Thought i'd introduce myself. I'm a 23 year old residential designer. I'm actually looking at sharing some builds that I've designed up here in tropical…
If you are not time poor and very keen doing research then I reckon owner building is not too bad.
I am currently with a local custom builder and they are quite flexible.…
I have been on NSW for 10 yr, where do u live..
Any one built with Granvue homes
slow start.emails not returned,when we signed up a lot hiring and firing going on at granvue witch made it longer to get started.deciding the colours was good lovely lady…
Jun 29, 2015 7:35 pm
Introducing Katrina from Homes1
Homes1 is absolutely disgusting. My house has started building from May 2014 and still not up to lock up stage. Beginning of week we find out business is in administration…
Hello from Lake Macquarie
Just moved into a new house and was searching for a few things re DIY renovations and came across this forum. Have been reading heaps here. Wealth of info.
Hi from Tibor
If you're still on this forum, I have a question I hope you can answer please:
With the BCA requiring non-slip tread or nosings on stairs, what are our options…
Newbie from Central Coast NSW
Been browsing around these forums for a month or 2.
We are considering a knock down and rebuild, so we have been trying to do as much research as we can.
GDay from WA
Just starting to look at at ideas etc that everyones gone through.
Your hindsight my foresight as they say
Anyway so many options that I thought I might…
Top of the afternoon, I'm Stan and I appreciate this mighty fine resource.
Hello I'm New Here :)
I'm Jess and I'm an eco-friendly housing enthusiast.
I enjoy taking long walks with my dogs and all things green
In my spare time you will find me baking or helping the…
Owner build in Geelong
Have been a frequent browser of the forum for over two years during our research/design phase of our owner build journey so it's long overdue that I…
Hello from the Gold Coast!!
Just realized I haven't done a intro but already started a build thread lol.
Bit about us..
My name is Paul, Interstate Truck Driver currently working for…
Hi, I'm a continually confused, long time renovator, always looking for info and advice. Love the forum and hope to contribute to debate, questions and answers....…
Jan 18, 2015 4:50 pm
Hi from The Shire
We finished building in Como back in 2009 and the house is doing well. I hope you find others here to share your experience - we found it very useful to…
Sustainable Renovation- Sydney
We are currently extending and renovating our home. We have focused on sustainable design and materials. We are well and truly underway and enjoy watching our home…
Hello from Sydney
My name is Pete and I just joined this forum. My wife and I are thinking of renovating our first home together and would love to get some great ideas from you…
Hello from Sydney
My name is Michelle - nice to meet you all! I have an 11 month old son and would like to know different ways of minimising hazards for him in the home, as well as…
Hello from South Gippsland VIC
Welcome aboard the forum.
You will find heaps of info for your renovation, some you'll have to search for, and others you'll have to ask for.
So glad Ive found this forum!!
Im a single mum of an active 9 year old who is doing what she can to make the roof over our head a great place to live.
I have great ideas…
Hi from WA
Hi Reyleigh. Welcome to H1. Are you building soon and can we look forward…
Oct 31, 2014 2:00 am
Hey all from Perth
Im almost 29, from Perth currently own a 2000sqm property in east cannington working working on a conditional aproval to subdivide. Id like to complete this project…
G'day from Perth!
We have a cleared section for the house and a bush strip down one side and bush block adjacent.
We are currently having plans designed by an designer…
First build - Mulgoa Rise
We were thinking the Velho twist too but was so disappointed in the reviews too! This is the first time building for us too! I feel a bit stupid cause at times…
You are very fortunate that you are able to transport your entire house when you move out to a new place. Here where I am located at, we need to move each and every single…
let the madness begin
We are also in the Perth hills ... and have built a rammed earth home using crushed limestone, love it ... not finished yet .... started our build 2 years ago after…